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Descriptor English: Plasma Exchange
Descriptor Spanish: Intercambio Plasmático
Descriptor Portuguese: Troca Plasmática
Descriptor French: Échange plasmatique
Entry term(s): Exchange, Plasma
Exchanges, Plasma
Plasma Exchanges
Tree number(s): E02.095.135.750
E02.120.770.500
E02.912.715.500
E04.292.869.500
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010951
Scope note: Removal of plasma and replacement with various fluids, e.g., fresh frozen plasma, plasma protein fractions (PPF), albumin preparations, dextran solutions, saline. Used in treatment of autoimmune diseases, immune complex diseases, diseases of excess plasma factors, and other conditions.
Annotation: /adv eff: coordinate with TRANSFUSION REACTION if pertinent
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
CL classification
EC economics
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
MO mortality
MT methods
NU nursing
PX psychology
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
VE veterinary
Previous Indexing: Blood Transfusion (1968-1980)
Exchange Transfusion, Whole Blood (1968-1980)
Plasmapheresis (1968-1980)
Public MeSH Note: 81
History Note: 81
DeCS ID: 11385
Unique ID: D010951
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Date Established: 1981/01/01
Date of Entry: 1980/05/12
Revision Date: 1989/05/16
Plasma Exchange - Preferred
Concept UI M0016979
Scope note Removal of plasma and replacement with various fluids, e.g., fresh frozen plasma, plasma protein fractions (PPF), albumin preparations, dextran solutions, saline. Used in treatment of autoimmune diseases, immune complex diseases, diseases of excess plasma factors, and other conditions.
Preferred term Plasma Exchange
Entry term(s) Exchange, Plasma
Exchanges, Plasma
Plasma Exchanges



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